Sonoma Sage Color


Sonoma Sage is pale, warm-toned shade of warm green. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool magenta, warm red or cool blue

Inverse Color #6f5a75
Complementary Color #9f8aa5
Color Shade: warm green (106.67° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 59.41% (better contrasting with white)
Sonoma Sage Color Sample
Sonoma Sage Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #90a58a

If you're looking for a similar warm green shade, there are some better alternatives to Sonoma Sage Color. The Forest Moss color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a yellow green bias. Consider a darker and more soft alternative called Spanish Green (#7b8976) for more calm effect. Try Light Drizzle as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#9f8aa5 is the best complementary color to Sonoma Sage. Cool magenta shades generally complement the warm green hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #90a58a complementary color is Amethyst Smoke, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool yellow, warm green, and cool green colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Envy are #9da58a and #8aa591. Thus found on the left and right of #90a58a on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Sage and Envy colors as they work well with Sonoma Sage.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Sonoma Sage palette consists of #a58a9d and #918aa5 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#9f8aa5). Try Mountbatten Pink and Manatee colors in combination with #90a58a, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #90a58a offers a combination of cool red and cool blue shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Sonoma Sage. Thus Dusty Gray and Manatee giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Sonoma Sage contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Amethyst Smoke, Regent Gray, and Zorba split by 90° on the color wheel. #90a58a square combo is a palette of warm green, cool cyan, cool magenta and warm red shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Sonoma Sage tetradic combo consists of cool magenta complementary color (#9f8aa5) and two others. The Manatee is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Tallow – 120° from the complementary Amethyst Smoke. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #8a90a5 and #a59f8a.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #90a58a is made of 32% red, 37% green and 31% blue. In a HSL mode Sonoma Sage has a hue angle of 106.67°, a saturation of 13.04% and a lightness of 59.41%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #90a58a is made of 8.24% cyan, 0% magenta, 10.59% yellow and 35.29% black ink.

HEX #90a58a
RGB Decimal rgb(144,165,138)
RGB Percentage 32%, 37%, 31%
CMYK 8.24, 0, 10.59, 35.29
HSL hsl(106.67,13.04%,59.41%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(106.67,16.36%,64.71%)
CIE-LAB lab(65.4945,-12.5699,11.5619)
XYZ xyz(29.5442,34.6745,29.1805)